Thursday, May 12, 2016

Fact of the Day: The Lizard Alligator

The English word alligator comes from the Spanish words El Lagarto which mean "the lizard" in English. 

12 comments:

  1. \oh, that's new. Thanks for the trivia :D

    Myxilog

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  2. You certainly have a "thing" about alligators.
    Have you met up with one in the wilds???

    I should get up out here and take you up to Kakadu
    National Park and "the Wetlands", you'll see our version,
    the fresh water crocodiles. Plenty of lovely big jaws to grab you, spin you around until you are dead, 1/2 eat you and then put you in a burying hole in the river banks (submerged part of the river) until the second helping to finish you off!
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kakadu_National_Park

    Or north of Cairns, off the beaches of Darwin, or in the northern parts of WA. - the sea versions of the "croc',
    just as friendly like - ha ha.
    Cheers
    B J Hunniut aka Colin

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  3. They do look like big lizards!

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  4. I swear...to this day, I still always confuse alligators and crocodiles!:D

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  5. Rather deal with a small lizard I think

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  6. I understand why, as they're just big lizards!

    http://anna-alina.blogspot.com/

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  7. Now THAT'S something I've always wondered!

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  8. A photo is fine but I certainly wouldn't want to come face to face with this lizard in real life!!!

    All the best Jan

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  9. biggest, ugliest lizard I've ever seen...

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